The Enigma Of Ferment: From The Philosopher's Stone To The First Biochemical Nobel Prize - Ulf Lagerkvist
World Scientific Publishing Company (2006)
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Chemistry - history - Popular Works, Enzymes, Fermentation - History, Fermentation - Popular Works, History of Medicine - Popular Works, Yeast

Gothenburn Univ., Sweden. Text examines the history of ferment from its obscure origins in medieval medicine and alchemy to the modern concept of the enzyme. The question of the nature of ferment included a conflict between those who believed in a vital force peculiar to the living cell and those who looked for a more chemical explanation. For medical historians. Softcover.

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LoC Classification QR151 .L22 2005
Dewey 572.49
Format Paperback
Cover Price 23,00 €
No. of Pages 161
Height x Width 241 x 163 mm
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